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LGBT Rights in Hau Giang Province

The laws displayed for Hau Giang are the same as Vietnam.
    Homosexuality
    ✔ Legal
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Unrecognized
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    ✖ Legal, but requires surgery
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ Illegal in some contexts
    Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    ✔ Legal
    Conversion Therapy
    ✔ Banned
    Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
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History

Homosexual activity in Hau Giang

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Homosexual activity in Hau Giang is legal.

Current status
Legal
It is believed that homosexual acts have never been illegal in Vietnam and those punished for it have been due to falling foul of other laws, such as those of adultery, with no regard to the sexuality of the offenders.
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Same-sex marriage in Hau Giang

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Same-sex marriage in Hau Giang is unrecognized.

Current status
Since Nov 12, 2013
Unrecognized
Proposition 110 still states that same sex union is not legal. However, it removed all penalty involved with marriage ceremony or attempts to register, effectively de-criminalizing the act.
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Nov 12, 2013–Sep 10, 2018
Unrecognized
Vietnamese government said that they are trying to get a bill passed. Gay marriage pending and Gay Union pending.
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Jun 9, 2000–Nov 11, 2013
Not legal
The marriage law explicitly prohibits marriage between same-sex couples
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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Hau Giang

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Hau Giang is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Vietnam, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Hau Giang

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Right to change legal gender in Hau Giang is legal, but requires surgery.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 2017
Legal, but requires surgery
On November 24, 2015, the Vietnamese National Assembly voted overwhelmingly (282 from the 366 members of the National Assembly) in favour of legalizing the right to change an individual's legal gender. This law went into effect in 2017.
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Aug 5, 2008–Nov 23, 2015
Illegal
Legally, one can only change the gender when he/she is very young and has condition that "confuses" the actual gender of the child. Once the sexual organ is "fully developed", a citizen can't change his/her gender.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Hau Giang

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Hau Giang is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Hau Giang

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LGBT discrimination in Hau Giang is illegal in some contexts.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1992
Illegal in some contexts
There are anti-discrimination laws in the provision of goods and services for transgender people only.
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Jan 1, 1992–-0001
No protections
There are no specific laws protecting members of LGBTQ communities from discrimination
Sources:
Australia Country Advice - refworld.org/pdfid/50f7fa112.pdf
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LGBT employment discrimination in Hau Giang

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LGBT employment discrimination in Hau Giang is no protections.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1992
No protections
Discrimination protections pending.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Hau Giang

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LGBT housing discrimination in Hau Giang is no protections.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1992
No protections
Housing discriminating protections pending.
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Same-sex adoption in Hau Giang

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Same-sex adoption in Hau Giang is single only.

Current status
Since Jun 9, 2000
Single only
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Jan 1, 1992–Sep 9, 2018
Single only
Legalization pending.
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Serving openly in military in Hau Giang

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Serving openly in military in Hau Giang is legal.

Current status
Since Jan 1, 1992
Legal
Technically, homosexuals can serve openly in the military. There are no laws protecting them against discriminations though.
Sources:
Vietnam People's Army - Thayer american.edu/sis/aseanstudi…
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Blood donations by MSMs in Hau Giang

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Blood donations by MSMs in Hau Giang is legal.

Current status
Legal
There are no laws regarding donating blood in Vietnam.
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Conversion therapy in Hau Giang

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Conversion therapy in Hau Giang is banned.

Current status
Since Aug 3, 2022
Banned
On August 3, 2022, Vietnamese Health Ministry published a document saying that homosexuality is not disease and that conversion therapy to change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity was illegal.

It is currently not clear what the consequences of partaking in the practice will be, if any.
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Until Aug 3, 2022
Not banned
Not banned
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Equal age of consent in Hau Giang

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Equal age of consent in Hau Giang is equal.

Current status
Since Dec 21, 1999
Equal
The age of consent is 16 years old. However, this is due to the LGBT population not being officially mentioned or recognized in the law
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